Thursday, March 24, 2016

New This week (3/17&23/16)

Call the library to check availability and request these new items:

The Big Short (R)
When the banks committed the greatest fraud in US history, four outsiders risked it all to take them down.

Brooklyn (PG-13)
Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Carol (R)
Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.

Cedar Cove : The Final Season (NR)
Olivia Lockhart is the revered Cedar Cove Municipal Court judge, lifetime resident, loving mother, and loyal friend to many. As Olivia's romance with newspaper editor Jack hangs in the balance following a shocking discovery, Olivia, along with her family and friends, will find her small town is bursting with more drama--and heart--than ever before.

The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 2 (PG-13)
Teamed with a group of her closest friends--including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta--Katniss goes off on a mission to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Trumbo (R)
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist.

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